Dr. Richard Friedman, MD

Dr. Richard Friedman, MD

Gynecologic Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Richard Friedman, MD is a gynecologic oncology specialist in Burbank, CA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Stanford University in 1986 and specializes in gynecologic oncology, internal medicine, and more.

181 S Buena Vista St Fl 3

Burbank, CA 91505

Contact Information

(818) 847-4431

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Friedman performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hysterectomy - Open
very high
more than 99% of peers
Endometriosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Friedman's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

2  Board Certifications

  • Gynecological Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

55  Conditions Treated

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44  Procedures

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Birth Control
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginectomy
  • Vulvectomy
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Stanford University
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • L a Co Usc Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Friedman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Friedman's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Friedman to family and friends
54 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (54)

  • 5
    (37)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (14)

Dr. Friedman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I have never met a doctor, or staff, that are SO caring and compassionate. From the receptionist, to the nurses, to the NP's, all of them really put me at ease. All procedures were explained and all questions were answered. Even being rolled into the OR, they calmed my fears and let me know...more
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Office staff did not get back to me despite stating they will. They don't review records as they say they will. I waited 3 weeks for them to review records and they only did it after I called them 3 weeks later, while having me wait on the phone . The records were looked at it flippantly because...more
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Five doctors later he was the only one who actually heard what I said. I was 27 at the time with a new born who I couldn't carry because of the pain. He told me he won't be able to take the away the pain 100% but he"ll do his best. I truly appreciated his honesty!
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I needed a partial hysterectomy due to uterine fibroids. He did a wonderful job of removing the uterus laparoscopically. I didn't worry before the surgery because I knew I was in the hands of a very skilled surgeon. I think he knows he's great and has a bit of a doctor's ego; but that's okay, I...more
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Dr. Friedman saw me last year for a Uterine cancer Problem. He was fast and efficient in getting me ready for Surgery for a needed complete Hysterectomy . He was totally professional and encouraging. He has a wonderful sense of humor and bedside manner. The procedure was a sucess, and After the...more
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